Old Dutch Capuchine

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Old Dutch Capuchine
Black Old Dutch Capuchine
Conservation status Common
Country of origin Netherlands
US Breed Group Fancy
EE Breed Group Structure Pigeons

The Old Dutch Capuchine is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding. Old Dutch Capuchines, along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from the rock pigeon (Columba livia).[1]

This breed of pigeon is known for its head crest. It is famous in Malaysia and Singapore.

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  1. ^ Levi, Wendell (1977). The Pigeon. Sumter, S.C.: Levi Publishing Co, Inc. ISBN 0-85390-013-2.